'Non-Lethal' Weapons

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Palgrave Macmillan, Jul 15, 2009 - Social Science - 304 pages
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This book provides an up-to-date analysis of the development and deployment of non-lethal weapons by police and military organizations. It reviews the key technologies, issues, and dangers, with particular attention to the development of drugs, lasers, microwaves, and acoustics as incapacitating weapons.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Early History of NonLethal Weapons
12
NonLethal Weapons in the 1990s
40
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

NEIL DAVISON is Policy Manager for International Security at the Royal Society.  Previously, he was a Researcher at the Department of Peace Studies at University of Bradford, UK.